Quotes by C. Chesterfield

Men will not believe because they will not broaden their minds

C. Chesterfield

Other Great Authors


You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.

Stanislaw Lec

When a traveller returneth home, let him not leave the countries where he hath travelled altogether behind him.

Francis Bacon, 1597-1625

America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well-wisher to freedom and independence of all. She is the champion and vindicator only of her own.

John Quincy Adams

Some people are so fond of ill-luck that they run half- way to meet it.

Douglas Gerald

Civilization is very much an immature and ongoing experiment, the success of which is by no means yet proven.

Colin Turnbull, anthropologist, The Human Cycle

Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone - but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.

Bette Davis »

By the work one knows the workmen.

Jean de La Fontaine »